"What's for supper?" This scenario is all too familiar, picture the scene: You've been running all day: work, errands, appointments, barely grabbing a moment to sit or even eat. Or, maybe it was more of a quieter day, taking time to yourself. The day has a way of passing by so fast, and before . . .
Seriously? HOW is it 2019 next week? I saw meme flying around that said 2018 went like: January, January, January, January, March, April, May, July, Augus, Se-, Octo-, NoveXmas. That about, EXACTLY describes 2018, like, all years fly by, but 2018 just disappeared. For 2018, my word of the year has . . .
When I went to see my nutritionist last week for my weekly visit she said "OK, let's talk Chanuka" Traditionally we eat lots of fried and dairy foods on Chanuka with donuts being a big one. And fried and donuts and dairy are all not conducive to weight loss. I mean, all in moderation but on . . .
"You look amazing!" "You must feel so good!" "Wow! I didn’t recognize you!" These are comments and compliments I get every day. And yes, I do feel incredible and so much more healthy, most days. But there are some days that are not so, I don’t always feel incredible and some days are so hard. It’s . . .
That time of year has rolled around. With holidays week after week in the month of Tishrei (Sept/October - you can read about how the dates work here) LOTS of cooking happens. Each meal traditionally starts with a blessing on wine, followed by blessing on the special Challa bread. With each . . .
Traditionally in the month of Tishrei we eat lots of sweet foods - at the start of our meal when we eat the Challa Bread, instead of dipping into the traditional salt, we dip in honey. We bake and eat honey cake, among other honey rich foods. There are a couple of sweet Challa Topping variations . . .
One of the biggest things I've learned along my journey to health is to listen to my body. Back in April I was in a really bad shape. My back was in excruciating pain, my knees hurt when I climbed stairs. I got winded really fast and I was in so much pain. I was always tired and was so unhappy. It . . .
When I began my journey to becoming healthier I knew I needed to drink more water but didn't focus on it. A couple months in, summer was here and I NEEDED to up my water intake. At the same time a fabulous health group I'm in began a water drinking challenge so I jumped on the bandwagon. I started . . .
One of the benefits of being a WAHM mom during the summer, while trying to get healthy, is that I’m able to prepare a hot fresh lunch every day. Ironically it’s also one of the most detrimental things to me watching what I'm eating. I keep telling myself “I’m home, I’ll cook lunch” "I’ll prepare . . .
Tuesdays and Wednesdays are my most difficult days of the week. My husband goes to school directly from work and doesn't come home from until 8PM. My typical schedule is that when he gets home from work he takes over with the kids and I cook dinner. On the days that he's in school that really . . .